What to stream this weekend: Daytime Emmys, BET Awards

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Taraji P. Henson will host the BET Awards on Sunday. File photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License picture

June 24 (UPI) — The 49th annual Daytime Emmys will air live on CBS from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Friday, and the BET Awards will broadcast their ceremony from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday.

Other highlights this weekend include a new six-part psychological thriller, Chloewill premiere on Prime Video, starring Erin Doherty of The crownand the LGBTQIA+ coming-of-age drama film, Savagerywill begin streaming on Hulu.

Here’s a look at some of the movies and TV shows releasing this weekend.

Film

‘Wild’ – Hulu

Wolfe Video’s 2021 LGBTQIA+ coming-of-age drama follows Link (Phillip Lewitksi), who lives with his toxic father and younger half-brother Travis (Avery Winters-Anthony), on a journey to a life better after discovering his Mi ‘kma’ki mother may still be alive. It will premiere on Friday Hulu.

TV

Daytime Emmys – CBS

Drew Barrymore, Jerry O’Connell and Tamron Hall will host the 49th annual Daytime Emmys, live on CBS from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium beginning at 9 p.m. EDT Friday. The show honors excellence in soap operas, game shows, cooking shows, talk shows, legal/courtroom shows, lifestyle, travel, nature, teaching, arts , news and specials.

“Loot” – – Apple TV+

Maya Rudolph Stars as an Abandoned Billionaire in New Workplace Comedy Booty, created by Alan Yang (master of nothing) and Matt Hubbard (30 Rock). Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Ron Funches, Nat Faxon and Joel Kim Booster co-star. The first three episodes air Friday on Apple TV+.

‘Mormon No More’– Hulu

The new original documentary series follows two married Mormon mothers who fall in love despite church doctrine banning same-sex relationships. ABC News Studios produced the series. It will premiere on Hulu on Friday.

‘The Bear’ — FX, Hulu

The series follows Carmen “Carmy” Berzatto (Jeremy Allen White), a gourmet chef from New York, who returns to Chicago to take over her brother’s sandwich shop, The Original Beef of Chicagoland, after her brother dies by suicide. The series is available now on FX and Hulu. Carmy’s five-star restaurant protocols will clash with the new kitchen staff, as they make changes and reorganize the kitchen.

‘Money Heist: Korea-Joint Economic Area’ — Netflix

The South Korean series, based on the crime drama in Spanish Money Heist, will premiere on Friday. The series focuses on Korea and imagines a world where North Korea and South Korea have unified to form a common economic area. It introduces a new professor (Yoo Ji-tae), who assembles a team of thieves to steal $4 trillion from Korea’s Unified Mint.

‘Would it kill you to laugh’– Peacock

The special sketch from A24 studios follows Kate Berlant (A league apart) and John Early (Research group, the after party) as co-stars of a world famous television program, He’s gay, she’s half Jewish, who meet again after a falling out. It will be presented on Friday. The show features Emmy-winning Meredith Vieira as a television news anchor.

‘Chloe’ – Prime Video

The new six-part psychological thriller stars Erin Doherty from The crown as Becky, a temp worker caring for her dementia-stricken mother who is obsessed with people on social media who seem to have perfect lives. It will premiere Saturday on Amazon Prime Video.

BET Awards– BET

Lizzo, Giveon and Chloe Bailey will be among the star-studded lineup that will take the stage to perform at the ceremony dubbed “culture’s biggest night,” from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, which will air on the cable channel targeting the African-American audience at 8 p.m. EDT Sunday. Empire musical theater actress Taraji P. Henson will host the awards.